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He had "golden curls", a gentle face with "child-like innocence", and "feathered wings". David's piece, Cupid and Psyche used the velour of a rich, red, draped backdrop to invoke an atmosphere of sex and intimacy within a loving relationship. Paris, Galerie Charpentier.
The background is bursting with light, as if dawn has just fully broken. Amore e Psiche. The following year he left for Italy, where he studied antique art and envisioned replacing the frivolity of the rococo with an art of grandeur, simplicity, and moral virtue. It projects feelings of calmness, relaxation and an inner peace with ones surroundings and inner soul.